Martyrdom of Thomas Becket on English Ivory.
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Title:Martyrdom of Thomas Becket on English Ivory
Notes:The death of Thomas Becket shown on an English ivory piece, depicting Becket in prayer being struck down by four sword-wielding knights, with a cleric watching
Building:Victoria and Albert Museum
Country:United Kingdom

Person as Subject:Becket, Thomas à, 1119-1170
Lectionary links:AAllS
General Subject:Death
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- England -- Medieval, 500-1500

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Copyright Source:Image donated by Patout Burns
Copyright Permission:Permission for non-commercial use with the attribution
Attribution:Martyrdom of Thomas Becket on English Ivory, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved February 29, 2024]. Original source: Image donated by Patout Burns.
Record Number:31711 Last Updated: 2022-07-07 15:33:59 Record Created: 2003-08-08 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition